Hence, in the ACLU's view, the state lacks a compelling interest to limit the expressive rights of year-olds to create nude selfies and voluntarily share them with peers. Child porn law goes nuts: year-old girl charged for nude selfie | Ars Technica
We can expect to see more of these cases in the future because surveys suggest that it's a common activity among underage teenagers. Charging a teenager for taking a nude selfie means the state is charging the supposed victim—an absurd result that the legislature can't have intended when it passed Minnesota's child pornography statute, the ACLU argues.
The problem, the ACLU notes, is that if she's found guilty she is likely to be placed on a sex offender registry, where she would face the same stigmas as someone who commits violent sex crimes. 'Tinder for teens'? The dark side of a teen app called 'Yellow' Bush-Upwall worries that sex offenders will try to track down kids on Yellow by.